WORLD DIABETES DAY 2018

Awareness program was organized on the eve of World Diabetes day in The University of Faisalabad on November 14, 2018. Speaking on the occasion Prof Dr Zahid Masood disclosed that according to a recent survey around 26 percent of Pakistani population might be suffering from diabetes and there was no significant difference between rural and urban population, he added. There were one new case of diabetes every three seconds and one death every 6 second due to diabetes. Prof Mirza Akmal Sharif spoke on the role diabetic clinic and patient education in management of Diabetes. Dr Rehan spoke on the effects of diabetes on heart. Large number of faculty members and students attended the program. This was followed by an awareness walk.